November 24, 2006
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State of Ohio BWC Drug Free
Workplace Program (DFWP)
Summary of the three different
Do you want to save thousands of dollars on yearly workers’
compensation premiums and receive up to $10,000.00 in State of Ohio
Based on your status you will be able to qualify
for one of the three BWC Drug Free Workplace Discount Programs. The
savings and incentives are equally generous in each program.
This is a five-year program that provides grant
money and premium discounts. The State of Ohio will match $2.00 for
every $3.00 you spend on policy development, supervisor training and
employee education up to a maximum of $10,000.00.
In addition to the grant money each company
participating in the DFWP Program will receive a 10% (level one
participants) to 15%-20% (level two and up participants) discounted
off your yearly premiums for five consecutive years.
The three programs are the following:
- Basic DFWP Program: For employers with 26 or more
employees. Requires a specific DFWP policy, four hours of supervisor
training and two hours of employee training. Every subsequent year
(for the next 4 years) you must have two hours of supervisor
training and two hours of employee training.
- EZ DFWP Program: For employers with less than 26
employees. Requires a specific DFWP policy, two hours of supervisor
training and one hour of employee training. Every subsequent year
(for the next 4 years) you must have one hour of supervisor training
and one hour of employee training.
- DFWP Construction Industry Program: This program is
mandatory for all construction company and/or the
sub-contractors who want to bid on any State of Ohio contract. It
includes all the requirements as outlined above (depending on if you
have less than 26 employees or 26 or more employees) PLUS a minimum
requirement of 5% yearly random testing.